1951 UMass Redmen football team

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1951 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1951 record 3–4–1 (2–0 YC)
Head coach Thomas Eck
Home stadium Alumni Field
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The 1951 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1951 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Thomas Eck and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1951 season was Eck's last as coach of the Minutemen. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–4–1 overall and 0–2 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 29 at Bates* Garcelon FieldLewiston, ME W 21–7  
October 6 Worcester Tech* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 13–14  
October 13 Williams* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 7–14  
October 20 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 40–7  
October 27 at Northeastern* Kent Street FieldBrookline, MA L 7–20  
November 3 at Vermont Centennial FieldBurlington, VT W 6–0  
November 10 at Springfield* Springfield, MA L 14–42  
November 17 Tufts* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA T 6–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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